Family gatherings are one of the most challenging situations for vegans and health nuts. Your auntie urges you to try some of her self-made dishes, and you don't know how to resist, even though they will make you feel crappy afterwards. Your cousin makes fun of your "special diet" and you feel like there's barely anything for you to eat. Let's change it around this year!Read More
There’s not much that resembles the mouthfeel of gnocchi. The mixture of soft dough and starchy potatoes is so unique that we cannot help ourselves but need to whip up some vegan gnocchi to hit that spot. The best part is that you can add whatever flavors, veggies, or sauces you’d like to them, making this dish pretty versatile and anything but boring.Read More
Almond milk is popping up everywhere now as an alternative to dairy and soy milk which is great… but many of the store bought varieties sadly have heaps of additives. Often the almond content is actually pretty low, the water content is high and there is a list of additives like vegetable oils and gums, sugar, salt, flavors and a whole host of added synthetic vitamins and minerals.
The truth is that after the addition of all that stuff and the fact that many brands are sold in long life cartons the nutritional value and taste is very poor.Read More
Christmas celebrations are just around the corner now and everyone is looking forward to having a cozy, fun and delicious family get-together. Unfortunately, there are usually a lot of meat-laden dishes being served, alongside heavy creamy desserts.
Since healthy eating should be viewed as a lifestyle, rather than a diet, these events are no exceptions when it comes to planning out your meals. There are actually many kinds of dishes that are easily made from whole, plant-based foods!Read More
The holidays are always a tricky time when you're on some type of special diet. No matter if you're eating low carb, low fat, gluten free or vegan - it's a challenge to navigate the family gatherings and get something on the dinner table that you can enjoy. In order to help you out with that, we compiled a list of the 22 best vegan thanksgiving recipes that you need to try this year.
So, even though we always emphasize keeping your meals simple and your ingredients whole, we understand that it's a different situation during the holidays. There are people to be impressed, awesome food to be shared and minds to be changed about plant-based eating.